Tasting the Castell de Raimat collection

by  |  18-03-2013

Sometime back, I joked that the Costers del Segre winery, Raimat was more reliable than god. The reasoning behind this is that they have a very nice price point for their wines and so you find them on countless menus throughout Catalonia. Despite the affordable prices, though, they’re always solid, reliable lines, thus the god comparison, which may be a bit over the top, but still then again, maybe not when you look at something like the platypus. We were invited to take part in special tasting of their “Castell de Raimat” line which are all single varietal bottlings. As we’re usually encountering the multi-varietal blends when out and about, we were thrilled to take part in this event which was presented at Vinoteca Els Cirerers in Barcelona. So, without further ado, the rundown: Albariño 2012 shows off a perfect take on this grape. It’s overall neutral with petrol notes […]
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